30 Years of Art

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Festival director brings ‘wow factor’ to local chamber music

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Now in his 10th year as artistic director of the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, Kevin Krentz is ever more comfortable with his iconoclastic approach to chamber music. “I have an unapologetically populist bent,” said Krentz. That’s reflected in the music, the performers’ approachable styles, and the incorporation of other components such as spoken word,… [Read More]

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Lucky you! We have some gorgeous Methow Arts Merchandise. Please email us first at info@methowartsalliance.org with your request [size, color, shipping or pick up] $17/Women’s and Men’s Ts. $12/Youth. Pay online via credit card ($18 + $5 shipping fee if desired.) Just email us your request and we’ll send you an online link for payment. info@methowartsalliance.org, 509-997-4004 Tshirts… [Read More]

Chamber Music Festival highlights traditional Chinese reed instrument

July 27-Aug 6, 2017

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“We like to include flavors beyond strings and piano, and to have more sounds on the palate,” said Kevin Krentz, artistic director of the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival. This summer, the audience will have a unique opportunity to get a completely new taste when the festival features Jianbing Hu, China’s premier player of the… [Read More]

Our 2017/18 Performance Series

2017/18 Performance with Methow Arts

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Enjoy our line up of award-winning performers. Season ticket packages available now: info@methowartsalliance.org SAT, OCT 14, 7PM. TAIKO PROJECT winners of the prestigious Tokyo International Taiko Contest, they have performed on the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards, NBC’s “The Voice” and with some of the world’s most well-known musical artists, including Stevie Wonder, Usher, Alicia… [Read More]

The Art of Poetry

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In the winter of 2017, Brewster 5th graders participated in a 5-week poetry residency, working with Methow Arts teaching poet Kelleigh McMillan. Students became familiar with “painting pictures with words” and with relating their emotions to the natural world. Each week they experimented with a different poetic concept: simile, metaphor, free verse, stanza, etc. Students wrote poems… [Read More]

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